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26173 (1996 DQ2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2026173
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 29 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .05076013824471114 3.1713e-08  
a 2.525443379385299 1.0253e-08 au
q 2.397251524318511 7.97e-08 au
i 5.134696750082363 3.8238e-06 deg
node 97.60699255701985 3.9466e-05 deg
peri 143.4313398952966 5.5053e-05 deg
M 208.8936986098681 3.8978e-05 deg
tp 2459215.797223992924
(2021-Jan-01.29722399)
0.00015911 TDB
period 1465.901809518569
4.01
8.927e-06
2.444e-08
d
yr
n .2455826151945546 1.4955e-09 deg/d
Q 2.653635234452087 1.0773e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1899  
   data-arc span      14511 days (39.73 yr)  
   first obs. used      1980-03-15  
   last obs. used      2019-12-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52244  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-14 01:25:36  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.38596 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.34216 au 
 T_jup = 3.446 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.0   n/a MPO358874  

26173 (1996 DQ2)          Discovered 1996-Feb-23 by Kobayashi, T. at Oizumi
Reference: 20010705/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

Alternate Designations
 1996 DQ2 = 1980 EJ1 = 1994 XY2 
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